News: Mobile Phones
Friday, 29 Nov 2013
SamMobile reports that Samsung will be launching the Galaxy Note 3 in two new colors next January. The colors are red and white gold.
Reuters reports that Samsung's promotional budget this year is expected to hit $14 billion, which is more than Iceland's GDP.
Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013
Nokia Singapore today announced the availability of the Lumia 1520, 1320 and 525 in Singapore. The Lumia 1520 and 525 will be available on 14 December while the Lumia 1320 will be available in January 2014.
A patent filing seems to suggest that Samsung may integrate multi-party conference call as a new software feature for its next Galaxy flagship phone.
Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013
HTC has unveiled a gold variant of its One smartphone, but it is only available in Europe at the moment.
Friday, 22 Nov 2013
At its annual New York Analyst Market today, Qualcomm announced several new products for 2014, including a Snapdragon 805 'UltraHD' processor, that will support 4K resolution video, imaging and graphics for mobile devices. The company also announced the first 4G LTE modem designed on 20nm architecture.
Google engineer Dan Morrill made two posts on Reddit advising all Nexus users to be patient while waiting for the Android over-the-air (OTA) update . Clearing the Google Service Framework Data may screw up your Android device.
The over-the-air (OTA) update to Android 4.4 KitKat is now available for the LG Nexus 4.
Thursday, 21 Nov 2013
You don't want to try this at home: Watch as the LG G Flex takes a knife to the back and then gets flexed. Does the 'self-healing' material really heal itself and the flexy phone take flexing well?
One of the biggest mobile app hackathons in the world will be happening in Singapore this weekend, on 23 November and 24 November. The 36-hour hackathon will see developers, designers and entrepreneurs try to build an app that will win them entry into the AngelHack Global Hackcelerator Program.